I’m going to let you in on a little secret - 'effortlessly beautiful’ design can only be created with meticulous preparation and extensive thought. Ironic, I know. But this is why my approach always starts with me seeking the key details, including some that may not immediately appear relevant. I want to get to know more than a brand's aesthetic, but really understand the tone and sub-conscious communication it has with its customers or audience. It may sound cliche, but I really do like to collaborate with you. When producing a brief that pin-points exactly what you want, ongoing communication is the best way for for us to achieve your ultimate goal quickly - leaving more time for any extra tweaks, or you know, tea and cake? If you’d like a quote, or would like to chat about an idea you’ve got brewing (maybe over tea and cake?) - please get in touch.Locked Pro Plan feature
Elegant and effortlessly beautiful work can only be created with meticulous preparation and thought. My approach starts with finding out the key details, including some that might not appear immediately relevant. I want to get to know a brand's aesthetic, tone and sub-conscious communication with it's customer. I like to collaborate with you to produce a brief that pin points exactly what you want created, meaning we can achieve the ultimate goal quickly, leaving more time for extra tweaks or you know, tea and cake? If you have an idea, or want to get a quote, have a chat or ask any questions please shoot me a message by using the form below.
Managing design & development of brand identity though regular meetings with CEO and founder, Monica Vinader. • Managing & leading the graphics department based in the London office within the marketing team. • Creative campaign conception and working with the marketing team to generate commercial and elegant collateral. • Creation of updated brand guidelines and creation of templates for scaleable output. • Fulfilling briefs to specified deadlines from teams across the brand including Marketing, Press, Ecommerce & Retail. • Design and maintenance of all global multi-channels including fully responsive website, emails, in-store iPads and more. • Design of print jobs including brochures, packaging inserts, invitations, point of sale, signage, lightboxes, vinyls and more. • Attendance at seasonal campaign shoots to guide on graphic output requirements & crops. • Retouching of brand imagery, including model, still life and pac shots. • Design of internal business collateral including presentations. • File management and gatekeeping of brand imagery, as well as QC for partners work.
• Part of small design team creating all collateral both on and offline for the brand in the London Office, as well as working directly with CEO and founder, Monica Vinader. • Redesign of the website to fully responsive modular site. • Working closely with ecom team and development team to produce new site. • Work on seasonal photography campaigns to advise from graphics perspective. • Development of Stylesheet for new site. • Video Editing • Homepage, Emails, Affiliate Banners, Website Updates, html wireframes, printed collateral handover. • Management and development of Creative Artworker.
• Sole designer based in the UK office (Global HQ) in the e-commerce team. • Manages own workload and is supported by one designer in Bologna, Italy. • Design and maintenance of all global multi-channels including web, mobile & e-mails. • Designing and working with the development agency to implement new UX, widgets and features across the site. • Quality control of e-mails completed by one other digital designer based in Italy. • Attendance of seasonal meetings in Italy keeping synergy between offline and online design. • Working within guidelines set by Baron & Baron and Mert & Marcus for campaign imagery. • Redesigning the La Perla site globally as a solo project. • Designed microsite for La Perla Men SS15 launched in line 1st Pitti Uomo show. • Casting models for eCommerce product shots in Milan. • Created a shooting bible to give guidelines for e-commerce product shoots. • Organising and conception of a editorial e-commerce shoot. • Created digital design guidelines for all digital media. • Designed for launch of Russian and Mandarin speaking sites. • HTML5 animation using campaign imagery. • Video and audio editing. • Advising teams across the brand on digital design possibilities and limitations, as well as managing expectations.
• Design for 9 international websites including, UK (& rest of world), US, EU, French/German speaking, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore and Thailand in a small team of 3-4 designers. • Main responsibilities are creating homepages, email, features, market specific areas e.g. Students, competitions, UX/UI, supply international artwork, translate offline creative for online purpose, brand experience and synergy across online presence from website, emails, social and affiliates to in store iPads, digital marketing, mobile and app. • Mobile and app design/maintenance. • Working with internal teams of ECRM, VM, marketing/graphics, production, studio, press and social as well as international partners and affiliates. Also with external agencies who support some areas of the site to ensure maintenance of imagery and brand guidelines. • Knowledge of html for email and daily use CMS to upload and maintain own or team lead work. • Ability to train freelance/junior staff on brand identity, CMS, basic html and troubleshooting across the brand’s systems. • Research and ideas for online design, offline design, vm, marketing, social.
Nominated for Graduate Fashion Week Awards: Barclays New Business Idea 2011 & Hammerson Fashion Innovation Award 2011. Competed in George’s Fashion Apprentice. Dissertation (1st)– How do luxury goods companies and fashion houses survived a recession? Investigation carried out on business strategies including technological developments into e-commerce, the use of apps and analysis of consumer psychology. Comparison of these was then made with another thriving area of the industry through the most recent recession: the value market. Final Major Project (1st) – Conception of own brief addressing the current fashion marketplace, leading to the development and concept of a luxury men’s online community focusing fashion and lifestyle. Aimed to address the rise of Generation Y males buying into luxury fashion since the recession. Included a downloadable magazine and an app. Focus was on concept, fashion forecasting, art direction, creative direction, project management and styling.